AndroidANDROID VERSION ICE CREAM SANDWICH
WHAT IS ANDROID
Let me first give you an intro about Android. As we all know it is an operating system and platform for mobile devices. It is an open source product. Android is a ground-breaking innovation from the scientists down at Google Labs. It is touted as the next big revolution in the mobile phone Operating System play ground. The reason why Android Operating System is so famous amongst them asses of today is because of its flexibility and ease of resources.
Android Inc, was founded in Palo Alto, California, United States
Developed by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Cris White - October 2003
Google acquired Android Inc. - August 2005
The Open Handset Allience, a consortium of several companies was formed - November 2007
Android Beta SDK Realeased - November 2007
VERSIONS OF ANDROID
Google has always sought for fun in everything they do and Android is no exception to it. The versions of Android are named after mouth watering desserts.
Platform | Codename | Release Date |
Android | Beta | November 5, 2007 |
Android 1.0 | | September 23, 2008 |
Android 1.1 | | February 9, 2009 |
Android 1.5 | Cupcake | April 30, 2009 |
Android 1.6 | Donut | September 15, 2009 |
Android 2.1 | Éclair | October 26, 2009 |
Android 2.2 | Android 2.2 | May 20, 2010 |
Android 2.3 | Gingerbread | December 6, 2010 |
Android 3.0 | Honeycomb | February 22, 2011 |
Android 4.0 | Ice Cream Sandwich | October 19, 2011 |
Android 4.1 | Jelly Bean | Announced on June 27, 2012; official release date TBA |
ICE CREAM SANDWICH
Google has finally figured out the recipe for success with the introduction of Ice Cream Sandwich, the newest member of Android OS family. Google has faced many criticisms around the responsiveness of the UI in Android. Many tech experts will conclude their reviews of the Android OS with statements like, “Android OS is the best mobile operating system besides iOS but it still...